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People Confusion, As Lawmakers Reject Imo APC LG Congresses Holding Today
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National Chairman of the Northern All Progressives Congress Youths Movement, Salisu Abubakar, said: "Ebri is a man of repute who has paid his dues for the advancement of the party and the country at large". Leaders of APC in Imo State on Thursday met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa behind closed doors without Gov. Rochas Okorocha .

People North Korea to hold 'ceremony' for dismantling nuclear test site
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The June 12 summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un in Singapore will give North Korea the legitimacy it has craved for decades. This will be the first time a sitting United States president is meeting a North Korean leader. There has been no word from Pyongyang on what it might specifically offer at the summit, but key issues for the North will be the presence of 30,000 USA military personnel in South Korea, and the lifting of sanctions that are choking the economy.

People Mancini set to become Italy next coach in a few days
Author: 0 Mancini set to become Italy next coach in a few days

He agreed to a mutual termination of his contract with the Russian Federation club on Sunday and will now manage his country, for whom he played 36 times. "Today's game will be his last match at Zenit", the club tweeted. Former Italy, Sampdoria and Lazio striker Mancini was all smiles Monday but made no other comment on possibly taking over at the Italy helm.

People Centre submits draft scheme for Cauvery water distribution to Supreme Court
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The court had in its February order reduced by 14.7 tmc ft the quantum of Cauvery water that Karnataka was to release to Tamilnadu as per the Cauvery River Water Dispute Tribunal. Stating that BJP will wrest power from Congress in Karnataka, as suggested by different exit polls, Ganesan said that he seconded the view expressed by Palanisamy that it will be benefitical for Tamil Nadu if BJP came to power in neighbouring State.

People Fulfilling Everest Dream Could Get 2 Climbers a 10-Year Ban
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Climbers try to minimise the time they spend in the aptly named "Death Zone" - an area above 8,000 metres on Everest where there is less than a third of the oxygen found at sea level. The 2016 attempt brought him close to the summit before a blizzard set in. Xia ascended Everest along with the Imagine Treks and Expeditions team, led by Sherpa Minima Gyalje.

People Parents upset after tiger brought to Prom
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Some time after the fact, school authorities agreed having a caged tiger at prom might not have been a great idea. "The tiger is clearly looking for a way to get out of that situation, it's not hard to interpret that behavior", Magill said.

People André 3000 Drops Two Surprise Tracks For Mother's Day
Author: 0 André 3000 Drops Two Surprise Tracks For Mother's Day

Singer Erykah Badu , Andre's ex-girlfriend and mother of his 20-year-old son Seven, also tweeted, "So 3000 just dropped a song for mother's day dedicated to his parents". He wrote it before his parents passed away. She died the day after his birthday that year. "Here's the only thing that I would regret: Man, you know, there is still that album that you wanted to do ", he said , when asked if he's done all he wanted to do creatively.

People PNB scam: Allahabad Bank ordered to take away powers from CMD
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Ananthasubramanian was the MD and CEO of PNB from 2015 to 2017 - a period mired in controversy because of the scam- and was questioned recently by the CBI in connection with the case. As the reports suggest, more officials from the bank could be named in the chargesheet , however, their names have not been clarified by the authorities yet.

People Trump repeats misleading claim on Iran's military budget
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It was about $50 a year ago. Americans are shelling out more money at the gas pump just as the summer driving season is about to heat up. "It will be more painful for motorists than the past two years - but nothing close to 2011 to 2014 when it was $3.40 to $3.60 a gallon", said Tom Kloza, global head of energy analysis at OPIS.

People Bomb explodes at police station in Surabaya
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He said that the child -a girl - survived the explosion, and CCTV footage showed the her stumbling around in the aftermath. Gen. Tito Karnavian, chief of the National Police, said the family suspected in Sunday's attacks had recently returned to Indonesia after being deported from Syria.

People May challenges Trump on impact of Iran sanctions o=in phone call
Author: 0 May challenges Trump on impact of Iran sanctions o=in phone call

He also opposes the program of ex-President Barack Obama, does not accept the improvement of relations with Iran under Obama. Nuclear-only deals do not solve the strategic issues. "When they do, I am ready, willing and able". Last month Vinci announced 10 new concession and management deals for airports in the United States, where the company wants to expand.

People Sherpa guides scale Everest to pave way for others climbers
Author: 0 Sherpa guides scale Everest to pave way for others climbers

Previous year seven people lost their lives on the world's highest peak, while 449 summited from the Nepal side and at least another 120 made it to the top from the north side in Tibet. "The world climbers are on their way to the summit after they found a fair window to climb Mt Everest ", he said. According to the China Tibet Mountaineering Association, another 180 climbers are preparing to summit Everest from its north side in Tibet.

People Catalan Parliament Elects Quim Torra as Generalitat President
Author: 0 Catalan Parliament Elects Quim Torra as Generalitat President

Torra calls himself an interim head of the Catalan government, the Generalitat, since he believes that former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont , who is facing possible extradition to Spain where he is wanted on rebellion charges, remains the true head of the cabinet.

People MI5 thwarting monthly terror attacks in United Kingdom, warns spy chief
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Addressing a meeting of European security chiefs in Berlin, director general Andrew Parker will stress the importance of cooperation between European intelligence agencies, the BBC reports. Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found unconscious on a bench in the cathedral city of Salisbury on March 4. Counter-terrorism police have not yet identified a suspect in the attempted murder of the Skripals, who fell victim to a nerve agent poisoning from the Novichok family of substances.

People Clarksville's Maddie Poppe makes it to 'American Idol' finals
Author: 0 Clarksville's Maddie Poppe makes it to 'American Idol' finals

The Top 5 battled it out to secure a spot in this season's Top 3 ahead of the show's finale. Carrie was also serving as mentor to the contestants on this night, giving advice about her journey following the show. Perry, who was moved to tears by the song and Michael's pre-performance clip with his mother, joked, "I thought I had my emotions removed", but it was "so handsome what I saw between you and your mother".

People Iran turns to China as Europe tries to save nuclear deal
Author: 0 Iran turns to China as Europe tries to save nuclear deal

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said it was crucial Iran sticks to its obligations under the global 2015 deal despite Trump promising to impose new sanctions on Tehran . China was closely involved in negotiating the agreement as one of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and has always been a close Iranian economic partner, buying about a third of Iran's oil shipments.

People Controversial pro-Trump pastor offers blessing at Jerusalem embassy opening
Author: 0 Controversial pro-Trump pastor offers blessing at Jerusalem embassy opening

Jeffress has a history of extremely far-right views. Former Governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney has condemned First Baptist Dallas Pastor Robert Jeffress for his past comments on Jews, Mormons, Muslims, and Hell, arguing that he is a " religious bigot " who should not be delivering a prayer at the new American embassy in Jerusalem.

People Iranians Protest Trump's Withdrawal From Nuclear Deal
Author: 0 Iranians Protest Trump's Withdrawal From Nuclear Deal

Iran's foreign minister will travel to Moscow on May 14 and meet his Russian counterpart, Russia's RIA news agency said, citing a Russian foreign ministry official. During the phone call Mrs May also congratulated the United States president on the safe return of three Americans who had been held in prison in North Korea.

People Putin receives newly elected prime minister of Armenia in Sochi
Author: 0 Putin receives newly elected prime minister of Armenia in Sochi

Speaking to Putin with reporters present at the start of the meeting, Pashinian said that "the strategic-alliance relations between Armenia and Russia" required "no discussion". Some parliamentarians from the ruling Republican Party also cast their votes in his favor. After the "velvet revolution" victory, Pashinyan did not make such harsh criticisms of the Eurasian Economic Union.

People Italy's anti-establishment parties set to announce power-sharing deal
Author: 0 Italy's anti-establishment parties set to announce power-sharing deal

According to Italian media reports, the nominee will be a "third party" belonging to neither the League or the M5S and would have worldwide authority. The leader of the country's anti-establishment Five Star Movement says he has reached an accord with the right-wing League. The parties have reportedly agreed on rolling back increases to the age of retirement while Five Star is broadly willing to follow the League's hardline anti-immigration policies.

People Will Power wins the 2018 IndyCar Grand Prix
Author: 0 Will Power wins the 2018 IndyCar Grand Prix

Many big names were left starting from thirteenth on back, including former Indy 500 champions Ryan Hunter-Reay (13th) and Scott Dixon (18th). In fresh air Dixon chipped away at the gap to the leaders and by the time the cars emerged from a final pit stop during a safety vehicle period - he managed to get up to third and be on the same fuel and tyre situation as all of the leading contenders.

People McCutchen Returns to Pittsburgh with San Francisco Giants
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The Giants won five of six games against the Pirates last season. Left-hander Andrew Suarez is the probable starter for San Francisco . Suarez has been filling in due to injuries to Cueto and Bumgarner, and he could stay in the rotation for the foreseeable future if he continues to excel.

People Who will emerge victorious in 2018 Karnataka assembly election? No clear victor
Author: 0 Who will emerge victorious in 2018 Karnataka assembly election? No clear victor

The chief minister dismissed the possibility of a similar scenario this time around. I am neither Fan of Jinnah nor defending anyone but why such issue has arisen now. He said that he would be happy if the party considered his name based on his seniority in the party. Mayawati has already backed Kharge as CM. As the polling ended on Saturday after days of bitter election campaign by both the Congress and the BJP, chief ministerial aspirants thanked people for participating in the election ...

People Narendra Modi visit successful, says Nepal's PM Oli
Author: 0 Narendra Modi visit successful, says Nepal's PM Oli

The external affairs ministry, however, refuted this allegation and said Mr Modi's visit to Nepal was decided soon after K.P. Sharma Oli's election as the Prime Minister. After a high-voltage campaigning for weeks, voting for 222 of the 224-member Assembly was being held in Karnataka on Saturday. Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot said that Modi was trying to influence Hindu voters back home by offering prayers at temples in Nepal.

People 20 tourists swept away in Neelum Valley bridge collapse
Author: 0 20 tourists swept away in Neelum Valley bridge collapse

The group was standing on a footbridge over Jagran Nullah in the valley when it collapsed. An operation is under way to rescue the tourists, with authorities having recovered five bodies and rescued at least six people up till now. He has directed all the departments concerned to expedite the rescue efforts, the PM Office Media Wing said in a press release. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the Neelum Valley mishap.

People West Bengal Panchayat Election: Voting Begins
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The counting for the The single-phase polls will take place on May 17. As panchayat polls get underway, many incidents of violence have been reported from different pockets of the state. In Dinhata area of Coochbehar district in North Bengal, a few voters were injured after clashes broke out between two groups outside a polling station, the sources said.

People 'Uncooperative' India delaying 26/11 trial: Pak
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In an exclusive interview with Dawn on Friday, Sharif also criticised the apparent delay in the conclusion of the Mumbai attack trial. Sharif, in an interview to Pakistan daily " Dawn " stated that militant organizations were growing in Pakistan and "non-state actors" were responsible for the series of coordinated attacks in Mumbai.

People Storms kill at least 40 in northern India
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The northern state of Uttar Pradesh documented the maximum death toll - 16. Five people were killed in Kasganj, three in Bulandshahr and two each in Ghaziabad and Saharanpur. Vistara Airlines said its Srinagar-Delhi flight was diverted to Amritsar, while its Lucknow-Delhi flight was sent to Lucknow. Metro services, too, were affected.

People Voting for Parliamentary elections begins in Iraq
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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (C) speaks as he presents candidates running on his list during an electoral campaign rally in the holy Iraqi city of Karbala on May 4, 2018. By the end of the announcement, al-Sadr's list had the highest popular vote, followed by al-Amiri's. Unofficial results compiled by Reuters reporters in southern provinces also indicated that Sadr, a firebrand cleric who led a violent uprising against US troops from 2003-2011, appeared to be making a strong showing.

People IBP: Only Senate can unseat Chief Justice
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Aside from the quo warranto plea, Sereno is also facing an impeachment case before the House of Representatives. The judge said the bench was reconstituted, while he was not sent any order pertaining to it, adding that the reconstitution of the bench was without any reason and unprecedented.

People Ailing Goa CM Parrikar says he will return in few weeks
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Parrikar also said, that in order to ensure that Prime Minister Narendra Modi wins a full majority in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP workers in the coastal State had to ensure, that the party wins both constituencies in Goa. "I also started my career as booth level worker who used to sit in the last row listening to the speeches of the leaders. If action is not taken, the BJP will take necessary political action", they said in the memorandum submitted to the DGP.

People Thousands celebrate Jerusalem day as United States embassy set to open in city
Author: 0 Thousands celebrate Jerusalem day as United States embassy set to open in city

Israel is marking the 51tst anniversary of its capture of east Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war. "People have been working literally around the clock in getting ready for our opening dedication ceremony on Monday". The media office at the Rafah crossing point says Sunday the Islamic militant group's chief Ismail Haniyeh and other members crossed into Egypt in the morning.

People Young girl attacked by bear in Grand Junction
Author: 0 Young girl attacked by bear in Grand Junction

This is a developing story. The girl, who was later reported to be in good condition, went outside around 2:30 a.m. after hearing noises in the yard in East Orchard Mesa, above the Colorado River corridor in Grand Junction, that she thought was her dog, FOX31 Denver reported.

People Eyes trained on Gulf as storms develop near Florida
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The National Hurricane Center is also watching the low in the Gulf of Mexico for potential tropical development. I would prepare for the hottest day of the work week, with feels-like temperatures nearing 100 degrees. Clouds overnight will keep lows mild, in the low 70s, while highs remain below average in the mid- to low 80s. "A lot of what we saw this weekend will continue for most of the week", said Chris Fisher, a meteorologist with National Weather Service in Miami.